We had a tremendous Celebrate Giving banquet on January 31st where we celebrated our Philanthropy Award Winners and announced the winners of this year’s Youth Philanthropy Contest! Check out the Youth Contest page for all the details – PLUS – This year, EVERY project that entered the contest received funding from generous donors and local philanthropists. Thank you for believing in and supporting our youth and their creative, charitable ideas to make a difference!
It’s not too late to enter this year’s Youth Philanthropy Contest! See the Youth Contest page for details on how to participate!!
Need some inspiration? Check out last year’s winning projects!
The Philanthropy Council of Northeast Nebraska is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2015 Philanthropy Awards. From a young student just beginning to explore the power of giving to those who have demonstrated their love for the community through the years, this year’s Philanthropy Award Winners represent the best of northeast Nebraska. Their dedication to our area exemplifies the various ways that regular citizens give of their own time, talent, and treasure and make northeast Nebraska an amazing place to live. Read more…
We are really excited to see what brilliant ideas our youth have in store for us this year! Contest guidelines and applications are now available!
Deadline for the Youth Philanthropy Contest is January 31st!
Nominations for our 4th annual Philanthropy Awards open on October 1!
Please take a moment to nominate someone who has made northeast Nebraska a great place to live by giving of their time, talents and treasures.
See the Philanthropy Awards page for details on how to nominate someone.
No time to wait – Nominations are due November 1!
Both the Baskets of Joy and Baskets of Love projects were completed in May! View the updates to see how our youth are giving back to the elderly.
If you missed the Youth Philanthropy Event on February 1, check out this article to learn more about a few exciting changes for this year. And remember, Youth Philanthropy projects that weren’t selected as winners still have a chance to receiving funding this Saturday, February 15 at Celebrate Giving!
The Norfolk Daily News recently featured a fabulous editorial piece about this year’s Philanthropy Award winners. We agree, Northeast Nebraska thrives because of charitable giving. We would not be the same place without the dedication and generosity of these individuals and businesses, and the many like them that have yet to be recognized.
Read the full article.
There were 26 terrific projects submitted to the Youth Philanthropy Contest this year. The judges had a tough time selecting only ten, but the winners were announced this past Saturday.
Remember that the projects that weren’t selected have a second chance at securing funding at Celebrate Giving! on February 15.
Check out the winners!
Project application and displays can be dropped off at the Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Northeast Community College on Friday, January 31st from 6 – 8 p.m. or on Saturday, February 1st from 9 a.m. – noon.
When you drop off your projects, a committee member will check through all your paperwork and then escort you to a table where you can set up your project display for judging.
Winners will be announced at the Youth and Family Event at the Lifelong Learning Center on Saturday, February 1st from 4 -6 p.m.